Press Release

A press release, news release, media release, or press statement is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something claimed as having news value. Typically, they are mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to assignment editors at newspapers, magazines, radio stations, television stations, and/or television networks. Commercial press release distribution services, such as PR Newswire, PR NewsChannel and Business Wire, are also used to distribute them. (From Wikipedia.)

Missing Person: Stanley Hill, 80-Years-Old

 Vancouver Police are requesting the public's assistance to help find missing 80 year-old Stanley Hill. Stanley walked away from a care home in the 2000 block of Harrison Drive between 3:00-5:00...

The Impact on Communities Coalition Presents Conference on Olympic Games

The conference will take place on Monday, November 23 at 7 p.m. at the Fletcher Challenge Theatre, SFU Harbour Centre. Go to www.iocc.ca for more information.

Vancouver Writers Festival Sets Record for Sold-Out Events

The Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival wrapped up on Sunday, breaking all previous records for sold-out events.

Offender Wanted Canada Wide for Breach of Parole

A Canada-wide warrant for breach of the "Corrections and Conditional Release Act" has been issued for a violent offender for breaching his parole and failing to return to his halfway house on the...

Man in Custody After Stabbing Spree on Commercial and Broadway

 A 30 year old Vancouver man is in Vancouver Police custody and facing multiple charges of assault with a weapon after a stabbing spree that began at East Broadway and Commercial Drive shortly...

This is the Face of a Suspected Rapist. The Police Called the Attack "Savage." He Struck in Point Grey.

In the early morning hours of October 18th, a 24 year old Vancouver woman was savagely attacked, beaten and sexually assaulted in the Hastings Mill Park in the 3800 block of Point Grey Road.  ...

"Prolific" Bank Robber on the Loose, Police Seek Public Assistance

Vancouver Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a bank robber they believe is responsible for seven robberies in nine days.   James Henry Otter has a lengthy criminal record...

after the quake

Based on “Honey Pie” and “Superfrog Saves Tokyo” From the novel after the quake by Haruki Murakami Adapted for the stage by Frank Galati   Directed by Craig Hall and Richard Wolfe Previews Nov....

SkyTrain Wins Prestigious Safety Award - Named Best Organization by Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Public Safety

October 21, 2009 - SkyTrain (proudly operated by the BC Rapid Transit Company Ltd.) is being recognized as ‘Best Organization’ at the Fifth Annual Lieutenant Governor’s Awards for Public Safety – BC’...

Local Elementary Schools Recognized for Student Particiaption in Park Activities

October 20, 2009 - The Vancouver Park Board announced today that on October 21 Carleton, Livingstone and Nightingale Elementary Schools will celebrate their Active Adventure Passport participation at...